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Boston Globe
Taps for the last of a true band of brothersmarried a woman who had worked as a nurse at Camp Edwards, very near the cemete
Taps for the last of a true band of brothers
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
married a woman who had worked as a nurse at Camp Edwards, very near the cemetery where his ashes are interred. His wife, Flora, died just over a year ago, and the urns with their ashes were placed side by side behind a folded American flag during... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
New blueway map helps Little River usersand kayaking, there's lots of history on here. It shows the most common birds y
New blueway map helps Little River users
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 hours ago
and kayaking, there's lots of history on here. It shows the most common birds you can see, the fish, the plants, and flora. It's all on the map." The blueway map also provides guidance on where and how to plan your use of the river. Little... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
25 years of Orlando Fringe Festival memories: 2008, the 17th festivalever seen at the Fringe. (reviewed by Dean Johnson) “Shadows in Bloom”: Gemma
25 years of Orlando Fringe Festival memories: 2008, the 17th festival
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
ever seen at the Fringe. (reviewed by Dean Johnson) “Shadows in Bloom”: Gemma Wilcox turns herself into all manner of flora and fauna just to show she can. But it’s Wilcox’s vision of Sandra, an unhappy Londoner with jealousy issues, that... Read more
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PhysOrg
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter$60,000 per kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International T
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter
PhysOrg / Posted 8 hours ago
$60,000 per kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the ivory trade in 1989. Africa is home to between 450,000 to 500,000 elephants, but more than 30,000... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Matakana: A vineyard in 'Tuscany'Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana, about 40 minutes' drive from Auckland. Grapes
Matakana: A vineyard in 'Tuscany'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana, about 40 minutes' drive from Auckland. Grapes they grow/wine they make: Malbec, pinotage, flora, viognier, tannat and chardonnay are grown in Matakana; they also make sauvignon and port. Continued below. Related... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Unconventional cruising explores wild Alaskabeachcombing explorations and standup paddleboarding. Personable crew members w
Unconventional cruising explores wild Alaska
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
beachcombing explorations and standup paddleboarding. Personable crew members with encyclopedic knowledge of Alaskan flora and fauna shared their expertise as well as kept their eyes on every adventurer to prevent any mishaps. Each day, we... Read more
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The China Post
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughterper kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International Trade in E
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter
The China Post / Posted 10 hours ago
per kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the ivory trade in 1989. Kenyatta said he will lead calls for a "total ban on the trade of elephant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MoU On Collaboration in the Conservation of Our Endemic FloraWildlife Foundation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaborat
MoU On Collaboration in the Conservation of Our Endemic Flora
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Wildlife Foundation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on collaboration in the conservation of our endemic flora. The main objectives of the MoU are to enhance technical, scientific and educational cooperation and encourage... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fighting for survival, some animals and plants are thriving in the heart of Melbournesurviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragi
Fighting for survival, some animals and plants are thriving in the heart of Melbourne
The Border Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
surviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragile beings. Across Melbourne, 20 fauna and flora, ranging from chirping frogs to delicate orchids, call the city home. The new research comes from the ARC Centre of... Read more
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The Courier
Fighting for survival, some animals and plants are thriving in the heart of Melbournesurviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragi
Fighting for survival, some animals and plants are thriving in the heart of Melbourne
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
surviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragile beings. Across Melbourne, 20 fauna and flora, ranging from chirping frogs to delicate orchids, call the city home. The new research comes from the ARC Centre of... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Abundant historical information gleaned from 1925 MHS annualin high school. Among those taking "Normal (teacher) Training" were these famil
Abundant historical information gleaned from 1925 MHS annual
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
in high school. Among those taking "Normal (teacher) Training" were these familiar names: Elsie Groves, Beryle Allen, Flora Dutcher and Loretta Traphagan. Future teachers came from this group. Mrs. Helen Hoyt, to whom the 1925 annual was... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Coffee, wine good for the gut, but what about soda?information on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second
Coffee, wine good for the gut, but what about soda?
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 hours ago
information on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second study, researchers with the Flemish Gut Flora Project performed a similar analysis on stool samples taken from 5,000 volunteers in Belgium. Both studies concluded... Read more
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Times of Malta
Kenya is about to burn 105 tonnes of ivory tusksthe trade in elephant ivory" at a meeting on the Convention on International Tr
Kenya is about to burn 105 tonnes of ivory tusks
Times of Malta / Posted 12 hours ago
the trade in elephant ivory" at a meeting on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in South Africa later this year, the president told the "Giants Club" summit. Signalling its commitment, Kenya... Read more
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The Age
The endagered animals that call Melbourne city homesurviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragi
The endagered animals that call Melbourne city home
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
surviving in an environment that many would consider too hostile for such fragile beings. Across Melbourne, 20 fauna and flora, ranging from chirping frogs to delicate orchids, call the city home. Sunshine diuris is endemic to Victoria. Photo:... Read more
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The Irish Times
Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fortand further upriver in the Amazon jungle itself, there to experience the smells
Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fort
The Irish Times / Posted 12 hours ago
and further upriver in the Amazon jungle itself, there to experience the smells, sights, sounds, of heat, sun, humidity, flora, and fauna as he experienced them- though he did so of course in a far more extreme way- as he pursued those... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?the international ivory trade in 1989 through the Convention on International T
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
the international ivory trade in 1989 through the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). And in a gesture aimed at drawing attention to the plight of elephants in a country that relies heavily on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Local history reviews: Spotlights on small-town life, from Doolin to Cloghermosaic of geography, landscape and literature sits alongside precisely drawn ma
Local history reviews: Spotlights on small-town life, from Doolin to Clogher
The Irish Times / Posted 13 hours ago
mosaic of geography, landscape and literature sits alongside precisely drawn maps and photographs of bridges and viaducts, flora and fauna. Based on a long-standing ambition, the author’s journey starts on the Kerry/Cork border and takes the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Bishnoi mothers who use their BREAST MILK to rear wild animalsobey 29 rules suggested by their Guru. One is the protection and love of anima
The Bishnoi mothers who use their BREAST MILK to rear wild animals
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
obey 29 rules suggested by their Guru. One is the protection and love of animals and nature. They take care of the flora, fauna and protect the animals from the summer heat or potential poachers. However, the deer is believed to be a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter$60,000 per kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International T
Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 hours ago
$60,000 per kilo, more than gold or cocaine. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the ivory trade in 1989. Activists say destroying the stocks will help put anti-trafficking efforts at... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Why do we dance around a pole on May Day? (And other strange May traditions)spring festivals, celebrating growth and renewal, go back into mists of Europea
Why do we dance around a pole on May Day? (And other strange May traditions)
Nottingham Post / Posted 16 hours ago
spring festivals, celebrating growth and renewal, go back into mists of European history. The ancient Romans honoured Flora on April 27. That's Flora the goddess of flowers, not Flora the popular spread. So much for Rome. What about the rest... Read more
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International Business Times
May Day 2016: Why do we have a Bank Holiday and what is International Workers' Day? recorded May Day celebrations took place in pre-Christian times with a festival
May Day 2016: Why do we have a Bank Holiday and what is International Workers' Day?
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
recorded May Day celebrations took place in pre-Christian times with a festival in honour of the Roman goddess of flowers, Flora. In many European pagan cultures, May Day celebrated the first day of summer on 1 May. According to Pagan tradition, 1... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kenya holds summit to stop elephant slaughterin poaching and smuggling remains rare. The Convention on International Trade
Kenya holds summit to stop elephant slaughter
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
in poaching and smuggling remains rare. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the ivory trade in 1989. China, which has tightened its laws on ivory imports, allows the resale of... Read more
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DW
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |the international ivory trade in 1989 through the Convention on International T
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |
DW / Posted 17 hours ago
the international ivory trade in 1989 through the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Poachers kill around 30,000 African elephants per year And in a gesture aimed at drawing attention to the... Read more
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18h
News.com.au
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as di
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'
News.com.au / Posted 18 hours ago
A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as diet and health to the gut flora composition as part of a major research on the group of bacteria living in the intestine. Research of the Flemish Gut Flora Project carried... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as di
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 hours ago
A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as diet and health to the gut flora composition as part of a major research on the group of bacteria living in the intestine. Research of the Flemish Gut Flora Project carried... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda, Kenya Meet to End Elephant Poaching in Africaand I must say it is a great idea." The Convention on International Trade in E
Uganda, Kenya Meet to End Elephant Poaching in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
and I must say it is a great idea." The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Cites) estimated that in 2013, more than 20,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory tusks. In 2014, the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as di
Lifestyle 'affects gut flora composition'
Herald Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
A new study published by the journal Science has linked lifestyle as well as diet and health to the gut flora composition as part of a major research on the group of bacteria living in the intestine. Research of the Flemish Gut Flora Project carried... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Planning Minister knocks back Kulaluk heritage applicationarea's vegetation and biodiversity. Mr Tollner said any development would have
Planning Minister knocks back Kulaluk heritage application
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
area's vegetation and biodiversity. Mr Tollner said any development would have to comply with "conserving and protecting flora, fauna and character of natural areas". He said Aboriginal grave sites and sacred sites would remain protected under... Read more
19h
Al-Ahram Weekly
Africa’s environmentthe preservation of natural capital and resources and a joint African strategy
Africa’s environment
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 19 hours ago
the preservation of natural capital and resources and a joint African strategy for combatting illegal trade in wild flora and fauna. Africa possesses substantial capacities and resources that must be used wisely and protected to achieve the... Read more
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New Kerala
Gut flora composition linked to lifestyle - newkerala.com #56289Washington D.C, Apr 29 : World's first microbiome study has revealed the links
Gut flora composition linked to lifestyle - newkerala.com #56289
New Kerala / Posted 19 hours ago
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : World's first microbiome study has revealed the links between lifestyle and gut flora. Through the analysis of more than 1,000 human stool samples, a team of researchers led by professor Jeroen Raes (VIB/VUB/KU Leuven) has... Read more
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New Kerala
Want to breathe clean air? Travel to Himachal's Kinnaur district (Environmental Feature) - newkerala.com #56275peaks, is a must place to visit in the district. It nestles amid virgin nature
Want to breathe clean air? Travel to Himachal's Kinnaur district (Environmental Feature) - newkerala.com #56275
New Kerala / Posted 20 hours ago
peaks, is a must place to visit in the district. It nestles amid virgin nature, with abundant wildlife and exquisite flora and fauna. It is also the last point in India one can travel to without a permit. This picturesque village of Kalpa,... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham's Morris and maypole dancers greet the merry monthspring festivals, celebrating growth and renewal, go back into mists of Europea
Nottingham's Morris and maypole dancers greet the merry month
Nottingham Post / Posted 21 hours ago
spring festivals, celebrating growth and renewal, go back into mists of European history. The ancient Romans honoured Flora on April 27. That's Flora the goddess of flowers, not Flora the popular spread. So much for Rome. What about the rest... Read more
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Salem News
Eleanor Jean Jacksonby three sisters, Carol Morrison, Janet Simms and Patty Simms; two brothers, Wa
Eleanor Jean Jackson
Salem News / Posted 22 hours ago
by three sisters, Carol Morrison, Janet Simms and Patty Simms; two brothers, Wayne Simms, and Dennis Simms; a stepmother, Flora Simms; and a stepfather, William Morrison. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Prep playoff roundup: Chesnee knocks off Abbeville in softball, 8-3defensive plays," Indians coach Kelly Ellis said. "Hopefully we can carry the m
Prep playoff roundup: Chesnee knocks off Abbeville in softball, 8-3
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
defensive plays," Indians coach Kelly Ellis said. "Hopefully we can carry the momentum over to Saturday." Greer 10, A.C. Flora 0 (5 innings): The Yellow Jackets moved into the winner's bracket of the 3A District III playoffs with the home... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Heytesbury buys Humbert River Station in the NT from CPCother properties and out-stations including Birrindudu, Mount Sandford, Pigeon
Heytesbury buys Humbert River Station in the NT from CPC
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
other properties and out-stations including Birrindudu, Mount Sandford, Pigeon Hole and Moolooloo in the NT, as well as Flora Valley, Nicholson and Gordon Downs in the Kimberley. CPC chief executive Troy Setter said revenue from the sale would... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Steve Bertrand & WGN present An Ireland Adventureis recounted in an audiovisual presentation shown in the visitor center. There
Steve Bertrand & WGN present An Ireland Adventure
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
is recounted in an audiovisual presentation shown in the visitor center. There are also exhibitions that deal with the flora, fauna and landscape of the region. Continue on to Dublin and visit the Guinness Storehouse. Raise a mug of the “black... Read more
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The Border Mail
Letters to the editoron a floodplain. In this area I have observed many twilight conferences of kang
Letters to the editor
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
on a floodplain. In this area I have observed many twilight conferences of kangaroos and seen a lot of different fauna and flora. The intention is to remove nearly 60 large trees and to also build a car-wash. This is not progress, this is... Read more
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CBS News
Coffee, wine good for the gut, but what about soda?information on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second
Coffee, wine good for the gut, but what about soda?
CBS News / Posted yesterday
information on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second study, researchers with the Flemish Gut Flora Project performed a similar analysis on stool samples taken from 5,000 volunteers in Belgium. Both studies concluded... Read more
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The Star
Things to do in Cleveland County this weekendArea and goes from 10 a.m. to around noon. Each hike will be about two miles lo
Things to do in Cleveland County this weekend
The Star / Posted yesterday
Area and goes from 10 a.m. to around noon. Each hike will be about two miles long. Current blooming wildflowers and other flora will be identified on this walk.SundayLet's Talk Turkey at South Mountain State Park: Yelps, purrs, cuts and cackles.... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Attorney Finds Naked Frat Member Asleep In Office; Wife Has Officers Search For Husband's Girlfriend In Their Houseadvised that he was free to go. The wife "was not happy," but she quit yelling
Attorney Finds Naked Frat Member Asleep In Office; Wife Has Officers Search For Husband's Girlfriend In Their House
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
advised that he was free to go. The wife "was not happy," but she quit yelling and screaming and went inside her house. Flora Posey of Birmingham Drive in Hixson told police she has been married for nine years, but they have never lived... Read more
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Newsmax
Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gutinformation on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second
Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
information on the participants' diets, medicine use and health. In the second study, researchers with the Flemish Gut Flora Project performed a similar analysis on stool samples taken from 5,000 volunteers in Belgium. Both studies concluded... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Off the grid but connectedby a Department of Conservation grant. "Once the woodland is established the e
Off the grid but connected
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
by a Department of Conservation grant. "Once the woodland is established the emphasis will be on building up the missing flora; increasing the native bird, lizard and insect fauna; providing a source of planting material for community groups; and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya readies to torch tusks in bid to stamp out ivorytonnes of ivory, a first for the country. The Convention on International Trad
Kenya readies to torch tusks in bid to stamp out ivory
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
tonnes of ivory, a first for the country. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the ivory trade in 1989, and activists say destroying the stocks will help put anti-trafficking efforts... Read more
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Columbia Star
Falcons down Blue Devils | April 29, 2016Contributed by A.C. Flora High School Pictured in the front row (l to r): Alex
Falcons down Blue Devils | April 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
Contributed by A.C. Flora High School Pictured in the front row (l to r): Alex Echols, Lukas McClamrock, Hal Fant, Zach Kirkland, McIver Hiers, Griffin Rentz, and Coach Amy Martin. Back row-Hampton Williams, Austin Powell, Patrick Wright, Robert... Read more
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Columbia Star
Falcons battle with 9; but Dreher prevails | April 29, 2016Dreher’s Evan Phillips and A.C. Flora’s Elixon Martinez battle for a loose ball
Falcons battle with 9; but Dreher prevails | April 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted yesterday
Dreher’s Evan Phillips and A.C. Flora’s Elixon Martinez battle for a loose ball. Generally, it’s going to be a bad day for a soccer team when it gets more red cards than goals, and that was the case for the A.C. Flora Falcons as they hosted the... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabularyable to keep up when we hike in the rainforest. What if I fall behind, no one n
Janet Sheridan: A traveler’s vocabulary
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
able to keep up when we hike in the rainforest. What if I fall behind, no one notices and I get lost and die among strange flora and fauna without ever traversing the canal? Don’t be silly. Go to sleep. But wait, first, what am I looking for in the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Silk SpectreMANILA, Philippines - There’s Flora, there’s Fauna and then there’s Feanne. Not
Silk Spectre
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - There’s Flora, there’s Fauna and then there’s Feanne. Not to be confused with a third of Sleeping Beauty’s good fairy godmothers, but still equal parts bewitching, Feanne — the label and the mononym behind her eponymous brand —... Read more
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Daily Record
Artists rejoice in spring theme at Morristown gallerybreeds. “Having been raised on the plains of eastern Montana,” said Ruble, “I
Artists rejoice in spring theme at Morristown gallery
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
breeds. “Having been raised on the plains of eastern Montana,” said Ruble, “I grew up thinking of the landscape and its flora not as a neutral backdrop to the activities of man, but as playing out it own internal politics.” Ruble’s witnessing... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardconflicts, starvation and exodus. Now Salgado embarks on the discovery of pris
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
conflicts, starvation and exodus. Now Salgado embarks on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as part of a huge photographic project, which is a tribute to the planet's beauty. There... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Miss. high school graduation rate up, still below national averagereceiving help and I think it means a lot to them," he said. Ronnie McGehee is
Miss. high school graduation rate up, still below national average
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
receiving help and I think it means a lot to them," he said. Ronnie McGehee is superintendent of Madison County Schools in Flora, the 5th largest school district in the state. He said the district, which had a graduation rate of 88.9 percent,... Read more
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